The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 67 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.38% 0.27% 0.65%
As % of the Applications category 2.54% 2.27% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-14.81% -17.43%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
118 44 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.79% 11.80% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 14 36
Average daily rate £420 £318 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.28% +33.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £148 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.75 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.60% +0.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the North East region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the North East region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Spreadsheet
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spreadsheet.

1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) WFM
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Balanced Scorecard
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) WFM
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft